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GB secure third place in Belgium

7 hours 42 min ago
Great Britain secured a third-place finish in the World League tournament in Belgium with a 5-1 win over Asian champions India.

GB eight beats Germany at Henley

7 hours 47 min ago
Great Britain's men's eight beat Germany in the final of the Grand Challenge Cup at Henley Royal Regatta.

'Hero' saves pair from burning plane

8 hours 15 min ago
A man who tackled a light aircraft blaze with a fire extinguisher saved the lives of the injured pilot and passenger, the ambulance service says.

Greek banks 'days away from running out of cash'

9 hours 6 min ago
Cash within the Greek banking system will run out in just a few short days, a senior banking source has told me, amid fears that the financial crisis will force Greek companies to start laying off workers on Monday.

VIDEO: Jager bombs at final hurdle in Paris

9 hours 22 min ago
American Evan Jager falls after the final hurdle, with seemingly victory within his grasp, in the 300m steeplechase at the Diamond League meeting in Paris.

Alton Towers amputee posts picture

9 hours 22 min ago
A girl whose leg was amputated after a rollercoaster crash at Alton Towers posts a photograph of her with family and friends as her recovery continues.

Hamilton wins thrilling British GP

9 hours 28 min ago
Lewis Hamilton battled through a bad start and late-race rain to win an action-packed British Grand Prix.

BBC journalist finds stem-cell donor

9 hours 33 min ago
BBC journalist Sue Lloyd-Roberts, who has an aggressive form of leukaemia, says she has found a stem-cell donor following a public appeal.

Man struck by lightning on mountain

9 hours 33 min ago
A man in his 50s is struck by lightning on Pen y Fan in the Brecon Beacons, Powys.

VIDEO: Forth Bridge is World Heritage Site

9 hours 48 min ago
One of Scotland's most famous landmarks, the Forth Bridge, has been given World Heritage Site status by Unesco.

Man held after Llandrindod death

9 hours 58 min ago
A man dies following an alleged assault in Llandrindod Wells, Powys, in the early hours of Sunday.

Higgins triumphs in Australian Open

10 hours 6 min ago
John Higgins beat Martin Gould 9-8 in the final of the Australian Open to take his 27th ranking title.

VIDEO: Building a stage fit for a Pope

10 hours 13 min ago
Pope Francis is due to arrive in Ecuador at the start of a seven-day tour of South America.

Unite backs Corbyn for Labour leader

10 hours 31 min ago
Britain's biggest trade union Unite is backing veteran left-winger Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader.

BBC 'to fund licences for over-75s'

10 hours 33 min ago
The chancellor is planning to announce in Wednesday's Budget that the BBC will have to meet the cost of free TV licences for over-75s, BBC News understands.

What not to miss on day seven

10 hours 36 min ago
Your essential guide to day seven of Wimbledon as Andy Murray, Roger Federer and the Williams sisters are all in action.

Blatter blames politics on Qatar vote

10 hours 51 min ago
French and German presidents applied pressure prior to the 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes, says Fifa president Sepp Blatter.

Boko Haram attack caps bloody week

11 hours 10 min ago
Boko Haram militants are blamed for a suicide bomb attack in a Nigerian church at the end of a week in which more than 200 people were killed.

VIDEO: Syria girls: Two 'marry IS fighters'

11 hours 25 min ago
Two of the three east London school girls who disappeared to Syria are said to have married IS fighters.

Micronesia hammered 38-0 by Fiji

11 hours 59 min ago
Micronesia suffer the biggest defeat in international football history after losing 38-0, but may escape the record books.

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